Workers' Compensation Archives

What should I do after I'm hurt on the job in North Carolina?

The North Carolina Industrial Commission (IC) is responsible for managing both the Workers' Compensation Act and the Torts Claims Act. They process claims for these programs and make sure that injured workers receive efficient medical and rehabilitative care. They also facilitate safety training programs. They recommend that individuals hurt on the job follow certain steps to ensure that their case is adequately handled.

It's important that you know where warehouse injuries happen most

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) statistics show there were as many as 145,000 warehouse workers here in North Carolina and around the country as of 2011. Worker injuries are sadly commonplace in these facilities. They often result in employees missing time from work and pay in the process. There are some trends as to when these injuries occur.

Are Part-Time Employees Covered By Workers' Compensation?

Many businesses throughout North Carolina are hiring part-time employees these days. But often these workers are slotted directly into their positions with little or no training. And that's a big problem. While anyone can suffer on on-the-job injury, new employees and those with little training are far more likely to get injured than experienced workers.

Can injured workers protect their right to workers' comp?

Health care is an important industry that protects the well being of all North Carolina residents. Unfortunately, some of our health care workers, including nurses, doctors and staff, suffer injuries while they are helping others.

Can you apply for both workers' compensation and SSDI?

If you suffer an injury or illness because of your job, you may qualify for a few different benefits. You can seek workers' compensation, which is a temporary payment as you recover. You might also qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance, or SSDI, which involves long-term payments to make up for your inability to work. But can you receive both types of compensation?

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